Parimatch

150% up to ₹20,000

CLAIM NOW

Australia vs Sri Lanka, AUS vs SL, Today Match Prediction

Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia

164/6 in 20.0

8.20 Star

164/8 in 20.0

8.20
SCORECARD

Toss Winner - Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bowl first

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets

Inconsistent Sri Lanka face uphill battle agaisnt Australia

  • In the first ODI, Australia registered a comfortable win over Sri Lanka via DLS method.
  • Josh Hazlewood, Ben McDermott and Adam Zampa put in excellent performances for Australia in the series opener played at Sydney.
  • Binura Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Chamika Karunaratne and Wanindu Hasaranga put in excellent performances for Sri Lanka.

Expect Australia to register a comfortable win over Sri Lanka in the second T20I.

Tournament: Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 2022 | Format: T20 | Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia | Toss: To Bat

Bet Now

Host Sri Lanka will be keen to continue their winning momentum when they take on Sri Lanka in the second game of the T20I series played at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.

In the previous match, Australia managed to beat Sri Lanka by 20 runs via DLS method. Captain Aaron Finch will be pleased with his side’s performance in the series opener and will be hoping for more of the same in this game as well.

On the other hand, Sri Lanka will be looking to make significant improvements in a bid to level the three-match T20I series. The visitors will have to play some exceptional cricket to push Australia close in this clash.

Australia Preview

The home side will not make any change to their playing XI for this fixture. In the batting department,  the onus will  be on the likes of Ben McDermott, captain Aaron Finch, Steven Smith, Jos Inglis, all-rounders Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis to deliver the bulk of the runs.

In the series opener, Ben McDermott showcased decent form in tough conditions. He played exceedingly well and finished the innings with the top-score of 53 runs off 41 balls with the help of two boundaries and three sixes. He was well supported by Marcus Stoinis, who chipped in with 30 runs off 17 balls with the help of two fours and two sixes.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Starc and Adam Zampa to provide timely breakthroughs.

Australia Predicted Playing XI:

Aaron Finch (c), Ben McDermott, Josh Inglis, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

Australia Key Players From Previous Game Of Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 2022

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
B McDermott
53
41
2
3
129.27
M Stoinis
30
17
2
2
176.47
J Inglis
23
18
3
0
127.78
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
J Hazlewood
4.0
0
12
4
3
A Zampa
4.0
0
18
3
4.5
P Cummins
4.0
0
32
1
8

Australia Actual Playing XI:

Aaron Finch, Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade, Ben McDermott, Marcus Stoinis, Josh Inglis, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

Sri Lanka Preview

The visitors will be looking to put in an improved performance with bat and ball. In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of Avishka Fernando, Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, wicket-keeper Dinesh Chandimal and Captain Dasun Shanaka to deliver the bulk of the runs.

In the previous game, opener Pathum Nissanka showed decent form with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 36 runs off 37 balls with the help of five boundaries and one six.

Besides Nissanka, wicket-keeper Dinesh Chandimal scored 25 not out off 16 balls with the help of three boundaries and one six, whereas Charith Asalanka chipped in with 16 runs off 19 balls with the help of two fours.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Binura Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, Mahesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne and Dushmantha Chameera to provide timely breakthroughs.

Sri Lanka Predicted Playing XI:

Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Binura Fernando

Sri Lanka Key Players From Previous Game Of Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 2022

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
P Nissanka
36
37
5
1
97.3
D Chandimal
25
16
3
1
156.25
C Asalanka
16
19
2
0
84.21
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
W Hasaranga
4.0
0
38
3
9.5
D Chameera
4.0
0
38
2
9.5
B Fernando
4.0
0
12
2
3

Sri Lanka Actual Playing XI:

Nuwan Thushara, Dushmantha Chameera, Avishka Fernando, Maheesh Theekshana, Dasun Shanaka, Dinesh Chandimal, Pathum Nissanka, Chamika Karunaratne, Danushka Gunathilaka, Charith Asalanka, Wanidu Hasaranga

HR
Temp
Rain
W. speed
W. direction
Clouds
00h
22
0 mm.
3.54 k/h
From: ENE
97%
03h
24
0 mm.
4.76 k/h
From: E
22%
06h
24
0 mm.
5.22 k/h
From: ENE
59%
09h
22
0 mm.
5.66 k/h
From: NE
30%
12h
20
0 mm.
4.16 k/h
From: NNE
24%
15h
19
0 mm.
2.77 k/h
From: NNW
84%
18h
17
0 mm.
2.48 k/h
From: WNW
62%
21h
19
0 mm.
2.16 k/h
From: WNW
98%

Weather Conditions

With sunny intervals expected for Sunday’s game, the wicket will certainly favor the slow bowlers. The batsmen will have to stay at the crease to produce notable scores for their respective teams.

Venue Details

Sydney Cricket Ground is going to host the second T20I between Australia and Sri Lanka.

Toss: To Bat

Both the teams will be keen to win the all-important toss, bat first and post a competitive score in excess of 150 runs. The previous match was won by side batting first.

Based on current form, Australia will be firm favorites to win their second game against Sri Lanka. With likes of Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa showing excellent form, the team management will be hoping for more of the same in this fixture.

On the other hand, Sri Lanka have to bat well in order to stay alive in this T20I series.

Expect Australia to register a comfortable win over Sri Lanka in the second T20I.

Parimatch

150% up to ₹20,000

BET NOW

Author: Shoaib Z.